Category Archive: activities

Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Travel across the world this weekend to the Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens!  The 2019 Festival will be bigger and better than ever!  On November 23rd and 24th,… Continue reading

Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum are Bigger and Better Than Ever for 2019!

Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum are a special, magical time!  Come during the day to see the magnificent exhibits, but the 12 Days at Night are truly incredible!  The 12 Days of Christmas… Continue reading

Bald Eagles in Texas! Tips on Some of the Best Places to Spot a Bald Eagle in Texas

Have you ever seen a WILD BALD EAGLE?  Once you see one up close (and by that I mean up close enough to determine that it is a bald eagle through your binoculars),… Continue reading

10 Events Not To Miss in Fort Worth this November

Grab your jacket before you head out the door, because there is so much to do this month in Fort Worth, and the cooler temperatures are calling!  One of the nicest months in… Continue reading

Do You Want to Play? The Village on Front Haunted Experience, Arlington

Have you heard about Mary?  At the Village on Front, you are asked to step back in time to Arlington during the late 1800’s and join in a search for a little girl… Continue reading

Georgetown Wine and Music Festival, 2019

On Saturday, September 28th, the streets of the square in Historic Downtown Georgetown will be lined with 15 of your favorite wineries pouring both in-state and out-of-state varietals, artisans and a diverse selection… Continue reading

Good Grief! You Won’t Believe This Amazing Pumpkin Village at the Dallas Arboretum Featuring Peanuts Characters!

Each Fall, one of the best places to celebrate pumpkins is the incredible displays and exhibits at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens!  They always have an incredible theme, and this year’s theme… Continue reading

Don’t Miss the Fun at the Plano Balloon Festival!

Balloon Glows are one of my favorite events, and the Plano Balloon Festival is one of the biggest in the state, celebrating 40 years in 2019!   In addition to the Balloon Glow, there… Continue reading

Prost! to the 14 Best Oktoberfest Festivals in Texas

It may still be in the 90’s but a sure way to know it’s Fall in Texas is Oktoberfest!  It’s not hard to find Texas’ German roots almost anywhere you look in the… Continue reading

7 Best Restaurants in Dallas’ Deep Ellum Neighborhood

While Deep Ellum is mostly known for their bars, nightclubs and artsy scene, it’s also a cosmic draw to the foodie crowd for good, unpretentious food and a casual atmosphere.  These are my… Continue reading

Howell Family Farms in Arlington is Lighting Up Fall Like Never Before in an All New Pumpkin Wonderland This October

Pumpkin Nights Launches in Dallas/Fort Worth on Thursday, Oct. 10 -Step into a storybook and plan your own adventure for date night, family night or a friends’ outing at Pumpkin Nights this fall! –… Continue reading

10 Reasons To Visit Historic Downtown Granbury

It’s unique history along the Brazos River, now impounded by Lake Granbury, gives this beautiful Courthouse Square it’s character.  The shops and stores have all embraced Granbury’s history to make it a destination… Continue reading

Dinosaurs Live! at Heard Natural Science Museum, McKinney

The Heard Natural Science Museum is a top destination during the Summer for kids and families to explore the outdoors and natural world, but each year from September through February a special attraction… Continue reading

Holy Guacamole! 8 Amazing Texas Restaurants To Get Your Fajita Fix!

One of the truest of Tex-Mex creations, the original fajitas came from the Mexican Cowboys or Vaqueros in West Texas and the Rio Grande Valley, who would cook the tough skirt steak right… Continue reading

You’ll Love These Old-School Vinyl Record Stores in Texas

Here’s a list of the some of the best record stores in the state, based not only on selection, but also on customer service!  We go to a lot of record stores, and… Continue reading